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Keeping public information public: records laws and federal websites

This is the second post in a three-part series (read part one here). In recent years, the internet has become a leading medium for publishing and accessing information, including the huge volume and diversity of information produced by the federal government. While online publishing has created unprecedented opportunities for public…

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Federal experts to walk libraries through government red tape

Ever felt frustrated by the prospect of another unfunded mandate from the federal, local or state government? Get a better understanding of the red tape. Empower yourself, your library and your community by learning to navigate major e-government resources and websites by attending “E-Government Services At your Library: Conquering An Unfunded Mandate,”…

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School librarian’s workshop: federal government resources for K-12

From the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP): A live training webinar, “School Librarian’s Workshop: Federal Government Resources for K-12 / Taller para maestros de español: Recursos de gobierno federal para niveles K-12,” will be presented on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Click here to register! Start time: 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) Duration: 60…

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Getting libraries ready for the election season

The midterm elections are steadily approaching, and libraries need to be prepared. Want to learn more about how the November elections will affect libraries? Don’t miss this year’s ALA Washington Update session at the 2014 American Library Association Annual Conference, where former Virginia Senator Jim Webb will discuss the upcoming…

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